In March the Vatican elected a replacement for Pope Benedict XVI who had unusually and unexpectedly resigned. A Jesuit, Pope Francis I, replaced Benedict and insisted from day one that he would maintain a relatively simple life. His new car fits the bill.
Charles Anderson, 60, a man serving prison term for armed robbery at the Shawnee Correctional Center, Illinois, has filed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Holy See, alleging priest child sex abuse in the 1960s.
Today, we have seen a revelation that the future Pope Benedict XVI put the good of the Catholic Church before pleas to defrock a priest with a history of child molestation, according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature.